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Nazi badge which commemorates the Reichstag elections of March 29, 1936

Object | Accession Number: 1996.75.22

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    Nazi badge which commemorates the Reichstag elections of March 29, 1936

    Overview

    Date
    1936 March 29
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Mark Esterman. These publications were obtained in Germany in 1935 by Benjamin and Sophie Esterman, American citizens who were traveling in Europe, and visited Germany in order to see for themselves and to inform others where Nazism was going. They are donated in the same spirit to the Holocaust Museum by the children of Benjamin and Sophie Esterman and their families; to bear witness and to warn of the cruelty and danger of bigotry, racial prejudice, and hatred.

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Classification
    Identifying Artifacts
    Category
    Badges
    Object Type
    Badges (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    circular; copper alloy; recto: raised text, "FREIHEIT UND BROT/29./MÄRZ/1936"; lower edge, raised image of laurel branches; verso: iron alloy pin attached mechanically to metal tab on upper edge
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 1.140 inches (2.896 cm) | Width: 0.980 inches (2.489 cm)
    Materials
    overall : metal

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The badge was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1996 by Mark Esterman.
    Record last modified:
    2023-08-31 10:37:46
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